South East Forecast

View the current warnings for Tasmania

Forecast issued at 5:40 am EST on Sunday 24 September 2017.

Weather Situation

A broad and complex area of low pressure lies to the south and west of Tasmania. The system will track eastwards today and a weak low and associated cold front will cross the west coast tonight. A colder southwesterly stream will develop during Monday morning, then tend westerly on Tuesday as a high moves over Victoria. The high is expected to move over the Tasman Sea early Wednesday, while an area of low pressure over the Bight moves southeastwards, forecast to lie over Tasmania in the evening.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers in the south, medium (60%) chance elsewhere. Snow falling above 1000 metres. Winds northwesterly 35 to 50 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures between 10 and 16.

Sun protection 10:20am to 2:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 4 [Moderate]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Shower or two. Wind easing. Hobart 16
Showers. Wind easing. Huonville 15
Shower or two. Wind easing. Port Arthur 16
Shower or two. Wind easing. Richmond 17

Monday 25 September

Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers. Snow falling above 800 metres. Winds west to southwesterly 30 to 45 km/h. Overnight temperatures falling to between 3 and 7 with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

Tuesday 26 September

Cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers in the far south, slight (30%) chance elsewhere. Snow possible above 800 metres. Winds westerly 15 to 25 km/h turning northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between zero and 4 with daytime temperatures reaching between 7 and 13.

Wednesday 27 September

Cloudy. Areas of frost and the chance of fog in the morning. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. Snow possible above 1000 metres. Winds northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h turning north to northeasterly during the morning then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between minus 1 and 4 above zero with daytime temperatures reaching between 8 and 14.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 4:25 pm EST Sunday.

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